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Arthur DigbeeRoute change?

Arthur Digbee

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When we climbed this in March 2011, there was a newish sign closing off the historic trail for restoration. This trail goes to the right of the final outcropping. From the top looking down, it looks like a direct, easy scramble more or less straight up.

But again, it's *closed* in 2011. I don't know which route was open in 2004 when this page was made.

So the route now goes up the slate fins to the summit. It seems a bit less steep as a scramble but longer, and going against the grain of the rock -- which is uplifted to nearly 90 degrees and then tilted to the side. The tilt forces you into some sections with more exposure than the old route, as near as I can tell.

For what it's worth.
Posted Mar 27, 2011 9:41 pm



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Sorry this took so long...I have not logged on in a while. I am headed there next month and I will check it out.

Thanks for the beta.

Posted Jul 7, 2011 12:37 am

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